Cassy Woodward has big day at Buffalo Regional Rodeo

By Jay Davis Cassy Woodward of Dupree qualified for the state finals in three events at the Buffalo Regional Rodeo Friday through Sunday. Woodward’s best showing was in breakaway roping where she finished second in the second go and seventh in the first go. She was ninth in the first go and eighth in the second go in barrel racing […]

Cardinals host Northville Sunday

By Jay Davis Baseball season on the home field will open on Sunday when the Mobridge Cardinals host Northville at Legion Memorial Field. The first game of the double header is set for 5 p.m. The Cardinals have a 14-man roster this season. Player-manager Ryan Hoffman said the Cardinals are fielding a pretty good team this season, but will have […]

Denny Palmer Memorial hits Lake Oahe on Saturday

By Jay Davis The Mobridge Chamber’s third annual Denny Palmer Memorial Walleye Classic sponsored by the Mobridge Tourism Committee is set for Saturday at Indian Creek Marina and all over Lake Oahe. This year’s tourney will feature more than $9,000 in prize money (based on 100 teams) and more than $6,000 worth of prizes to be given away to contestants. […]

Barrel racers dominate Winner rodeo

By Jay Davis Four local girls hopped on their horses and dominated the barrel racing at the Winner Regional Rodeo Friday through Sunday. Kailee Webb, Laura O’Leary and Jordan Bickel of Timber Lake and Madison Rau of Mobridge-Pollock finished first through fourth in the first go and the average to race past the field. Webb won the average after taking […]

Rotary covers several topics at business meeting

By Peg Wunder Mobridge Rotary met on Monday, May 27 for the monthly business meeting. Chairman Harley Overseth asked if anyone had announcements. Linda Meyer is looking for workers for the Fourth of July rodeo. She could use a few more workers on July 2 and 3 but as of today she has no workers set up to work the […]

Anticipation of empty nest pushes Debbie to new career

By Betty Street Anticipating the empty nest hit Debbie Griewski hard, but she worked to find a way to fill those expected empty hours. Her youngest child was in fourth grade at the time, and Debbie sat in the back of her classroom observing the teacher aide and thought, “I can do this.” That was how Deb started on the […]

Melodie Filler loved flowers and family

Funeral services for Melodie Filler, 44, of Fort Pierre, and formerly of Mobridge, will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Gramm Funeral Home in Ipswich. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to the time of the service at the funeral home on Thursday. Melodie was born Nov. 18, 1968, to Don and Mary (Holzwarth) Bossert in Mobridge. She attended school […]

Pauline Wendt was a poet

Memorial services for Pauline Wendt, 93, of Mobridge, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the First Baptist Church in Mobridge. Inurnment will be at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. A memorial visitation will be Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Pauline passed away […]

Family decision will benefit Mobridge

A family’s desire to give back to the community in which they were raised spurred a father to give one of his prize possessions to help raise money for the new outdoor swimming pool. Long-time Mobridge resident and promoter Bud Bader recently gifted a replica of a 1952 MG TD convertible to the Mobridge Outdoor Pool Committee as a fundraising […]

Temporary tower causes permit problems

People in the Mobridge area could temporarily lose cell phone service if Verizon doesn’t comply with an ordinance concerning a “cell on wheels” transmission tower. Mobridge Zoning Officer Haden Bowie told the city council Monday, June 3, that the 90-foot high temporary tower the company wants to move in while they update the current transmission system, does not conform to […]

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